striking point

striking point

The center of curvature of a circular arc; the point from which such an arc is drawn.
References in classic literature ?
Good taste will only pardon such digressions as bring him towards his end, and show it from a more striking point of view.
The position of the glaciers at this place and in the Gulf of Penas may be put even in a more striking point of view, for they descend to the sea-coast within 7.5 degs.
They rarely spoke; and when they did it was in some short and contemptuous remark, which served to put the physical superiority of a white man, and that of an Indian, in a sufficiently striking point of view.
The striking points of his face were effaced; he had still a nose, but his cheeks, fattened out, each took a portion of it unto themselves; his chin had joined his throat; his eyes were swelled up with the puffiness of his cheeks; his hair, cut straight in holy guise, covered his forehead as far as his eyebrows.
The striking points in his appearance were his buff waistcoat, short-clipped blond hair, and neutral physiognomy.
He did not get the dories aboard till he had given the more striking points of the tale, explaining as he backed and bumped round the counter how Harvey was the mascot to destroy any possible bad luck.
"The extent to which this is becoming a major public health problem and the diversity of cancers that we see in different regions is also a striking point," Bray said.
The new interchange will create a striking point of arrival, providing modern public transport facilities and improved connectivity to other key areas of South Tyneside.
In the excerpt, Miller makes the striking point that the President is a very predictable person: 'Almost everything about the style and direction of his governance has been uncannily predictable, if not quite written in the stars.
One striking point of similarity is that mortgage insurance is not required but variability in interest rate associated with differences in down payment is very large.
The state-of-the-art facility is being delivered by contractor Bowmer and Kirkland in partnership with Muse Developments and Nexus and will provide a new, striking point of arrival into South Shields for residents and visitors, as well as enhancing connectivity to the key areas of South Shields and beyond.
Another striking point is Future MP Riad Rahhal's departure to the FPM-JI list.